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English literature and society in the eighteenth century

English literature and society in the eighteenth century

Ford lectures, 1903

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons, Duckworth & co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • England -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leslie Stephen.
    SeriesFord lectures -- 1903., Library of English literature -- LEL 10954.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600259M
    OCLC/WorldCa8466183

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